Plantronics

Plantronics is an electronics company producing audio communications equipment for business and consumers. The Company's headsets are communications tools providing a hands-free connection to communication or entertainment devices, while also allowing freedom of movement for the users. Plantronics uses a variety of technologies to develop high-quality products that meet the needs of the customers, whether for communications or personal entertainment. Its headsets are widely used in applications such as Unified Communications, in contact centers, in the office, and in the home, with mobile devices and Internet telephony, for gaming, and for other specialty applications. Plantronics's major product categories include Enterprise, which includes corded and cordless communication headsets, audio processors, and telephone systems; and Consumer, which includes Bluetooth and corded products for mobile device applications, personal computer and gaming headsets, and specialty products marketed for hearing impaired individuals (through Clarity brand).

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Santa Cruz, US
Founded
1961
Size (employees)
3,852 (est)+14%
Plantronics was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, US

Key People/Management at Plantronics

Joe Burton

Joe Burton

President & Chief Executive Officer
Alejandro Bustamante

Alejandro Bustamante

Senior Vice President of Operations
Marilyn Mersereau

Marilyn Mersereau

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Chief Marketing Officer
Pamela Strayer

Pamela Strayer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Plantronics Office Locations

Plantronics has an office in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, US (HQ)
345 Encinal Street

Plantronics Financials and Metrics

Plantronics Financials

Plantronics's revenue was reported to be $881.2 m in FY, 2017 which is a 3% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2017)

881.2 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

3%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

441.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

50%

Net income (FY, 2017)

82.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

125.1 m

Market capitalization (17-Oct-2017)

1.5 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

302 m
Plantronics's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

818.6 m865 m856.9 m881.2 m

Revenue growth, %

6%(1%)3%

Cost of goods sold

392 m403.4 m422.2 m439.8 m

Gross profit

426.6 m461.6 m434.7 m441.4 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

216.7 m215.8 m231.8 m206.4 m215 m225.7 m223.1 m216.2 m232.9 m

Cost of goods sold

102 m98 m111.9 m99 m104 m116.2 m110 m105.7 m122.8 m

Gross profit

114.7 m117.8 m119.9 m107.4 m111 m109.5 m113.1 m110.4 m110.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

53%55%52%52%52%49%51%51%47%
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

350 m277.4 m209.3 m228.8 m232.7 m276.9 m235.3 m302 m

Accounts Receivable

138.3 m136.6 m128.2 m141.2 m

Inventories

55.5 m

Current Assets

556.3 m602.7 m597 m699 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

235.3 m268.2 m280.4 m475.4 m304.8 m219.1 m227.5 m244.5 m242.5 m

Accounts Receivable

150.8 m140.4 m157.3 m127.2 m139.9 m136.4 m133.2 m136.8 m141.3 m

Inventories

61 m63.6 m57.7 m55.9 m57.8 m55.7 m53.9 m52.7 m58 m

Current Assets

565.6 m592.2 m623 m805.3 m659.1 m612.4 m612.6 m639.9 m645.6 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

112.4 m112.3 m68.4 m82.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

15.6 m18.7 m20.1 m21 m

Accounts Receivable

(11 m)4.3 m8.4 m(13.9 m)

Inventories

(3.8 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

28.7 m27.4 m30.4 m21.2 m17.9 m16.3 m20.4 m20.5 m22.2 m

Accounts Receivable

150.8 m140.4 m157.3 m127.2 m139.9 m136.4 m133.2 m136.8 m141.3 m

Accounts Payable

36.8 m38.9 m33.2 m38.4 m43.2 m39.7 m46.8 m42.8 m40.7 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

243.1 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Plantronics Operating Metrics

Plantronics's Backlog was reported to be $18.6 m in FY, 2017. Plantronics's Customers was reported to be 500 in FY, 2017
FY, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

Backlog

$24.3 m$23.4 m$18.6 m

Patents Issued

704774719719719803

Patents Pending

149132179179179119

Products

16 k16 k16 k16 k16 k16 k
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Plantronics Market Value History

Plantronics Revenue Breakdown

Plantronics Median Salaries

Source: 30 public H-1B filings from Plantronics

Traffic Overview of Plantronics

Plantronics Online and Social Media Presence

Plantronics News and Updates

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